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Preventive Medicine Faculty

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Joshua R. Mann, MD, MPH
Chair and Professor
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Josie Bidwell, DNP. FNP-C, DipACLM
Associate Professor
Clinical Director
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Caroline Compretta, PhD
Associate Professor
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Professor
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Elena Dent

Elena Dent, PhD, RDN, CDCES
Assistant Professor
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Fazlay Faruque, PhD
Professor
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Abigail Gamble, PhD
Assistant Professor
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Rinkuben Parmar

 

Rinkuben Parmar, MD, MPH
Instructor

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Alan Penman, MBChB, PhD, MPH
Professor
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David Vearrier

David Vearrier MD, MPH
Associate Residency Director and Co-Medical Director of Student and Employee Health
(Primary Appointment in Emergency Medicine)

Secondary appointments

  • Vinayak Nahar, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, UMMC School of Medicine - Dermatology

Graduate faculty

  • Paul Byers, MD - State Epidemiologist, Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Victor Sutton, PhD - Director for the Office of Preventive Health, Mississippi State Department of Health
  • Andree Burnett, MD - Director, Primary Care, G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center
  • Charles Morris, MD - Director, Occupational Medicine, G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center
  • Randy Burke, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center
  • Jeanne Gabriele, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center
  • Debra Rice, MD - Director, Preventive Medicine, Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center
  • Lynda Jackson Assad, MD - Physician, Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center
  • Conner Reeves, JD - General Counsel, Mississippi State Medical Association
  • Buddy Daughdrill - Executive Director, Mississippi Public Health Association